Climate Change Mitigation
2009 World Environment Day
Bhutan:On 5th June, speeches of UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, and Lyonpo Nado Rinchen, Deputy Minister of National Environment Commission were read out in the assembly. In the evening there was a quiz competition organized by the National Environment Commission at Khuruthang Middle more
SGP's participation in CSD-14: Energy and Climate Change
From the 1st of May to the 12 th may 2006, GEF SGP participated in various activities related to the events of the 14th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in New York. SGP participated within the framework of the UNDP Energy & Environment Group (EEG), however, on more
Renewable Energy Project
A project funded by the SGP in Sri Lanka is nicely portrayed in on the Practical Action website ( Visit our Climate Change section for more Case more
Wind-Solar Hybrid System Creates an Oasis in the Sahel
An article in Wind Energy International, published by the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), tells the success story of how an SGP project in Mali is reducing greenhouse gas emissions while improving livelihoods through providing water for income generating activities. The project more
$1 Million Prize for SGP Project
Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS), a Pakistani SGP partner, was awarded the Alcan prize for sustainability in the amount of one million USD on 7 December 2005. The organization received the prize for the project Building and Construction Improvement Programme (BACIP) which was more
Por Un Mejor Ambiente Y Una Mejor Vida
Maisí, Guantánamo. - (NOTICIAS de las Naciones Unidas) - Rehabilitar una minihidroeléctrica aquí, en "Los Gallegos" – comunidad de montaña en Maisí, Guantánamo, en el extremo más oriental de Cuba--, rescatar la cría de la cabra criolla en Jiguaní e instalar cocinas more
Using Renewable Energy for Public Lighting in Palestine
The opening of the SGP supported project on "Utilizing Solar Energy for Lighting of the Wadi Gaza Bridge" on September 15th marked the first project in Palestine to use renewable energy for public lighting. The Wadi Gaza Bridge is of particular significance as a part of the bottle neck coastal road more
First Four Wheeler Electric Bus Fleet in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 25, 2005. Hon Dr Shankar Sharma, Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission, inaugurated the first four-wheeler electric bus fleet in Nepal, a project partly funded by the GEF Small Grants Programme. During his speech at the ceremony, Dr Sharma highlighted the importance more
Banphot has the Power
This year, however, Banphot will earn an extra 30,000 Thai Baht, or US $675, from the mangoes and bananas that he's growing on his land, and from the fish that he's raising in his new pond. The water that fills the pond and irrigates Banphot's crops comes from a newly built station that pumps water more
Energy Efficient Stoves for Rural Thailand: Less Carbon Dioxide, More Trees
During the first half of 2000, the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Development taught farmers from seven villages in the Tambol Mae Tha area of the Sunsai District, north of Chiang Mai, how to make energy efficient clay stoves. Those small stoves were an instant hit with local women, more


Ms. Angelica Shamerina
Programme Advisor on Climate Change Mitigation and Regional Focal Point
Phone: +1 646 781 4389
Fax: +1 646 81 4075


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